The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes by Milman and Guizot. Ed. by W. Smith, Volume 6

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Pagina 419 - DAVY'S (SiR HUMPHRY) Consolations in Travel; or, Last Days of a Philosopher. Fifth Edition. Woodcuts. Fcap. Svo. 6s. — Salmonia ; or, Days of Fly Fishing. With some Account of the Habits of Fishes belonging to the genus Salmo. Fourth Edition. Woodcuts. Fcap. Svo. 6s. DENNIS' (GEORGE) Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria ; or, the extant Local Remains of Etruscan Art.
Pagina 316 - of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are useless and " need not be preserved : if they disagree, they are pernicious and
Pagina 4 - History of Latin Christianity ; including that of the Popes to the Pontificate of Nicholas V.
Pagina 201 - ... shame or reproach, but he was reduced to a narrow circle of existence, and deprived of those faithful mirrors, which reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes. Yet the book of nature and of man was open to his view ; and some fancy has been indulged in the political and philosophical observations which are ascribed to the Arabian traveller.
Pagina 262 - It is not the propagation, but the permanency of his religion, that deserves our wonder : the same pure and perfect impression which he engraved at Mecca and Medina, is preserved, after the revolutions of twelve centuries, by the Indian, the African, and the Turkish proselytes of the Koran.
Pagina 203 - Koran is a glorious testimony to the unity of God. The prophet of Mecca rejected the worship of idols and men, of stars and planets, on the rational principle that whatever rises must set, that whatever is born must die, that whatever is corruptible must decay and perish.
Pagina 375 - HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold...
Pagina 183 - Mecca was attacked and pillaged by fourscore thousand of the confederates. \Yhen they advance to battle, the hope of victory is in the front ; in the rear, the assurance of a retreat. Their horses and camels, who in eight or ten days can perform a march of four or five hundred miles, disappear before the conqueror; the secret waters of the desert elude his search ; and his victorious troops are consumed with thirst, hunger, and fatigue...
Pagina 417 - CAMPBELL'S (LORD) Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England. From the Earliest Times to the Death of Lord Eldon in 183S.
Pagina 224 - ... fidelity. Their treaty was ratified by the people, who unanimously embraced the profession of Islam ; they rejoiced in the exile of the apostle, but they trembled for his safety, and impatiently expected his arrival. After a perilous and rapid journey along the sea-coast, he halted at Koba, two miles from the city, and made his public entry into Medina, sixteen days after his flight from Mecca. Five hundred of the citizens advanced to meet him ; he was hailed with acclamations of loyalty and...

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